Equity: When none are ignored, all will thrive.

United Way of the National Capital Area believes everyone deserves hope, respect and a fair chance. We’re creating a more equitable future for all community members.

How do we get there? By Living United. By forging unlikely partnerships. Finding new solutions to old problems. Mobilizing the best resources. Inspiring individuals to tackle their most daunting social crises. And by making strategic investments that produce lasting results.

76.4%
of Washington, DC students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch
50%
Only 50% of adults with mental illness in Virginia receive any form of treatment
87%
In Washington, DC African-Americans make up 87% of the population experiencing homelessness

Our Community Commitment

United Way of the National Capital Area is committed to the health, education and economic opportunity of every person in our community, regardless of race, gender, income and ability.

 

  • Our Community Commitment

    Reduce health disparities and improve health outcomes for individuals and families in the National Capital Area.

    How We're Doing This
  • Our Community Commitment

    Reduce academic disparities and improve academic outcomes for young people in the National Capital Area.

    How We're Doing This
  • Our Community Commitment

    Reduce wealth disparities and improve economic opportunities with financial training and workforce development for individuals and families in the National Capital Area.

    How We're Doing This

Our Community Commitment Infographic presents the tremendous impact our programs have had from 2016 to 2020.

WHO WE ARE

For nearly 50 years, United Way NCA has worked diligently to change the lives of people and families in our local area.

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